A Snapshot of Current Population Issues in the Northern Territory

Andrew Taylor, Thomas Wilson

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Abstract

We aim to do a fastrack through what we see as the current and main population issues in the Northern Territory in 2016-2017. This features the latest available data and short commentary on each of the nine issues identified.

The Territory (NT) is at a critical juncture; facing low rates of population growth fuelled by large net interstate migration losses. In the longer term, some major demographic shifts are occurring, with implications for policy and planning. Our findings in this brief were presented at the ‘Northern Population Matters’ symposium, held in Darwin in August 2016. Presentations from the symposium can be viewed on our demographyNorth1 blog page with charts and graphs available for use with appropriate attribution.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-14
Number of pages14
No.RB06
Specialist publicationResearch Briefs
PublisherCharles Darwin University, The Northern Institute
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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